Parish as learning community modeling for parish and adult growth by Tom Downs

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Published by Paulist Press in New York .

Written in English

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  • Christian education of adults.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Statementby Tom Downs.
SeriesA Deus book
LC ClassificationsBV1488 .D68
The Physical Object
Pagination119 p. :
Number of Pages119
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4749755M
ISBN 100809121727
LC Control Number78070816

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The entire parish is already a learning community. To broaden our concept of the church as learning community will challenge us, but need not overwhelm us. —— 9 —— We use “church” in this book in its broadest Parish as learning community book sense, and also in its local reality.

A Learning Community is a group of ten to twelve pastors and their leadership teams. This group comes together four times over 18 months to learn, collaborate and strategically plan the future of their parishes.

This is a book of resources for priests, lay people, and religious who are becoming involved in shared leadership in parishes through their membership in parish councils or other leadership groups.

The bulk of the book is made up of resources to help priests, religious, and laity work together collaboratively, to share the leadership and Author: Julie Kavanagh, Oonagh O'Brien. While we have not addressed the topic directly until now, the concern for parish as community has been evident in previous reports.

Consider the following findings: • Within our parish sample, 57% of the respondents felt their parish has a strong sense of community, but 73% would not feel very upset about the prospect of leaving their parish. Fortunately, Saint Raphael Parish is especially rich in opportunities for personal growth; pastor’s classes, scripture study, and lectures regularly provide formal venues for learning.

Thus, we did not want the group to resemble a formal, academic class, nor did we wish to start a “book club” for reading popular fiction that might limit. Supervise the learning experience and offer feedback to the student. Remain focused on the student’s role as learner.

The student is expected to be actively involved with the parish a maximum of 6 hours per week, excluding travel time to/from home. Establish a Teaching Parish Lay Committee ( members) and orient the committee to its.

Creative activities in a format that works well for whole family catechesis and/or as learning centers. Perfect for parish, school, or home-based programs. Designed to make the leader's job easy, including background, materials lists, reproducible blackline masters, lesson starters, instructions, prayers, and options to extend the activities.

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